Live/Work in a Container City

container city house Live/Work in a Container City
Forget my treehouse fantasy (at least for the moment). Now I’m dreaming about working out of a container.
London-based company, Container City, uses shipping containers linked together to create building shapes for offices, retail spaces, artist studios or even a live/work environment.
The modular technology enables construction times and cost to be reduced by up to half that of traditional building techniques while remaining significantly more environmentally friendly.


They’ve constructed multiple projects thus far, from a container city of funky artist studios to a children’s center with external walkways, leave it to the Brits to think out of the box. (Pun intended.)
Photo: KOOL-KINI

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Timothy Dahl

Founder/EIC at Charles & Hudson
Timothy’s background includes stints at This Old House, ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home and Woman’s Day. His work has been published on Wired Design, Bob Vila, DIY Network, The Family Handyman and Popular Mechanics and he has been featured on the Martha Stewart radio show and as a speaker at the ALT Design Summit, K/BIS and the National Hardware Show.